97.3 ABC Illawarra

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97.3 ABC Illawarra
Broadcast area Illawarra, New South Wales
Frequency 97.3 MHz FM
First air date 6 March 1959 (AM)
March 1991 (FM)
Format Talk
Transmitter coordinates 34°37′23″S 150°41′38″E / 34.623°S 150.694°E / -34.623; 150.694Coordinates: 34°37′23″S 150°41′38″E / 34.623°S 150.694°E / -34.623; 150.694
Owner Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Website http://www.abc.net.au/illawarra/

97.3 ABC Illawarra is an ABC Local Radio station based in Wollongong and broadcasting to the Illawarra region in New South Wales. This includes the towns of Nowra, Shellharbour, Kiama, and Bowral. The station began as 2WN in 1959 originally broadcasting on the AM band. It now transmits on the main FM frequency of 97.3 MHz along with a low power FM repeater.[1]

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  1. ^ "The History of ABC Illawarra". ABC Online. 11 March 2003. Archived from the original on 20 June 2008. Retrieved 2 June 2008.